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Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit the Community in Eligible Regions

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: California: Alameda, Amador, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Sonoma Counties

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Charitable Contributions

Bank of Marin


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #146470

Grant Description

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Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit the community in eligible regions. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of interest: education, community and economic vitality, and enrichment and wellness. Organizations must provide services within the 10 Northern California counties – Alameda, Amador, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Sonoma Counties.

Grants are generally given to support the following sector areas:

  • Community & Economic Vitality:
    • Foster a thriving economy and community by supporting efforts to meet basic needs
    • Organization and programs related to:
      • Basic needs and social safety net programs,
      • Economic development,
      • Affordable housing,
      • Small business support, especially BIPOC and women-owned businesses.
  • Education:
    • Enable youth and adults to gain the skills to thrive personally and professionally.
    • Organization and programs related to:
      • Youth and professional development programs,
      • Access gaps in education (especially S.T.E.A.M. education) and professional development,
      • Affordable housing,
      • Youth mentorship, college preparedness and academic success.
  • Enrichment & Wellness:
    • Enhance quality of life and provide access to health and wellness programs.
    • Organization and programs related to:
      • Access to arts and cultural experiences,
      • Animal rescue and animal-human therapy,
      • Disability programs,
      • Environment and sustainability.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations that serve the 10 Northern California counties – Alameda, Amador, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Sonoma Counties are eligible to apply.

The Bank of Marin's giving policy prohibits contributions to individuals, private foundations, “pass-through” organizations (organizations that re-grant funds), political or lobbying activities, and cause-related marketing.

Pre-Application Information:

Application window opens Mon., Oct. 10 at 9 am and closes Fri., Dec. 2, 2022 at 5 pm.

Contact Information:

Apply online: https://bankofmarin.kadince.com/external/forms/3ad15f7aa38e4e9626c7946d16cefce6

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